Prairie Pup Adventures at Plains Conservation Center

Prairie Pup Adventures at the Plains Conservation Center offers a hands-on, fun way for preschool aged children to learn about the animals, plants and people who call the prairie home. Each week we will investigate a topic with a story, exploration, and other activities. For children ages 3-6 with their accompanying caregiver. Meet outside the Visitor Center at the Plains Conservation Center in Aurora for a fun adventure!

Time: 9a.m. - 10a.m.

April 27, 2021: Nature and Art

Create a mud painting and go on a walk to look for artistic inspiration in nature.

May 11, 2021: Tipis

The Cheyenne Native American tribe lived in this part of Colorado for hundreds of years! Explore tipis and learn how Cheyenne children used to play in the prairie grass. 

May 25, 2021: Life on the Farm

Ever wonder where your food comes from? Learn how to grow food on an old-fashioned farm and help us plant vegetables in the garden. 

Audience: Recommended for children ages 3-6 years.

Program Fee: $8 per preschooler; one adult per child is admitted free of charge. Additional adults and non-participating siblings (children over the age of 6 years) are $5 each. Non-participating-Infants (children under the age of 18 months) are free.

Registration Instructions: Pre-registration is required. Program registration will not be available onsite. One adult per child is admitted free of charge. Please use the Adult Ticket option to register the free adult. Due to social distancing and group size restrictions you must register all members of your party.

The following safety procedures and requirements are in place for attending onsite classes during COVID-19:

All adults and children ages 3 and older are required to wear a mask.

Class sizes are reduced to follow social distancing protocols. Materials used during the program will not be shared between participant groups and will be disinfected between each use.

The program will take place outdoors.

Please practice social distancing  keep at least six feet away from visitors not in your party.

Location: Plains Conservation Center, 21901 E Hampden Ave Aurora, CO 80013 (Entrance is at the corner of E Hampden Ave and S Picadilly Rd).

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